Yashwant has finished his Bachelor in Fine Art from Sir J J School of Arts Mumbai. He has won awards like Bendre-Husain Scholarship Award, Mumbai, 1993, Sixth Bharat Bhavan Indian Contemporary Art Biennial’s Grand prize, Bhopal 1996. Receive several awards while at Sir J J School of Arts, Mumbai such as Kumari Ratan Wadke Awards, Shirgaonkar Awards, Mayo Awards, Maharashtra State Art Awards, and Handicapped Welfare Federation Awards, New Delhi from 1985-88. Yashwant has held and been part of many exhibitions as well.
Lives and works in Mumbai.